Lisa Cam

Commissioning Editor at SCMP and Editor of Sands Style magazine, Lisa Cam enjoys reporting and editing all things about food, travel and anything in between. She also draws on years of banking experience to write business and financial articles. At the end of the day, she likes nothing more than kicking back to a good dose of true crime stories and cooking tried and true recipes from sticky old cookbooks.
Lisa Cam
Commissioning Editor at SCMP and Editor of Sands Style magazine, Lisa Cam enjoys reporting and editing all things about food, travel and anything in between. She also draws on years of banking experience to write business and financial articles. At the end of the day, she likes nothing more than kicking back to a good dose of true crime stories and cooking tried and true recipes from sticky old cookbooks.

Latest from Lisa Cam

Inside Nove, a new dim sum restaurant that blends Cantonese cuisine and Chiu Chow flavours

The contemporary Chinese restaurant – interior designed by Albert Kwan – is where the teenage son of three-Michelin star chef Umberto Bombana is an apprentice dim sum chef

16 Jul 2019 - 10:10AM

The contemporary Chinese restaurant – interior designed by Albert Kwan – is where the teenage son of three-Michelin star chef Umberto Bombana is an apprentice dim sum chef

Inside Nove, a new dim sum restaurant that blends Cantonese cuisine and Chiu Chow flavours
Instagram this: 5 places to eat the most outrageous desserts in Hong Kong

If have a sweet tooth, here are some desserts that are a feast for the eyes – and the taste buds

3 Jul 2019 - 2:11PM

If have a sweet tooth, here are some desserts that are a feast for the eyes – and the taste buds

Instagram this: 5 places to eat the most outrageous desserts in Hong Kong
Review | We review InterContinental Hotel Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort off the southern tip of Vietnam, and it was an idyllic paradise

Serene location on the small Vietnamese island off the coast of Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand has much to offer

3 Jul 2019 - 2:41PM

Serene location on the small Vietnamese island off the coast of Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand has much to offer

We review InterContinental Hotel Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort off the southern tip of Vietnam, and it was an idyllic paradise
Sai Ying Pun’s The Pansodan delivers rare taste of Burma in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is famous for its variety of restaurants, but this new eatery helps fill the void for the underrepresented Asian cuisine

18 Jun 2019 - 10:45AM

Hong Kong is famous for its variety of restaurants, but this new eatery helps fill the void for the underrepresented Asian cuisine

Sai Ying Pun’s The Pansodan delivers rare taste of Burma in Hong Kong
Head to Chiu Chow restaurant Moon Lok for a glorious night at the Chinese opera

Dim sum and Chiu Chow dishes round off a visit to Hong Kong’s grand new theatre dedicated to traditional xiqu culture

18 Jun 2019 - 10:15AM

Dim sum and Chiu Chow dishes round off a visit to Hong Kong’s grand new theatre dedicated to traditional xiqu culture

Head to Chiu Chow restaurant Moon Lok for a glorious night at the Chinese opera
Cardamon Street walks the walk with fresh take on Indian fare and healthy dishes

Unpretentious SoHo eatery serves up fusion food that reinterprets dishes and offers cocktails with a sly subcontinental twist

17 Jun 2019 - 1:46PM

Unpretentious SoHo eatery serves up fusion food that reinterprets dishes and offers cocktails with a sly subcontinental twist

Cardamon Street walks the walk with fresh take on Indian fare and healthy dishes
15 reasons to love John Wick star Keanu Reeves

June 15 is ‘Cheer Up Keanu Day’, which is the perfect excuse to show our appreciation for the actor as we recall some of his most unforgettable film roles

15 Jun 2019 - 10:00AM

June 15 is ‘Cheer Up Keanu Day’, which is the perfect excuse to show our appreciation for the actor as we recall some of his most unforgettable film roles

15 reasons to love John Wick star Keanu Reeves
Luxury homes that Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon’s characters in Big Little Lies would love

Relive the 2017 Golden Globe-winning hit with Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney properties that you can dream about

14 Jun 2019 - 5:37AM

Relive the 2017 Golden Globe-winning hit with Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney properties that you can dream about

Luxury homes that Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon’s characters in Big Little Lies would love
Why actor Eddie Redmayne can’t wait to play wizard Newt Scamander in the third Fantastic Beast film

British star tells STYLE about immersing himself in his roles – including Oscar-winning turn in The Theory of Everything – at Shanghai launch of the Planet Omega exhibition

11 Jun 2019 - 12:00PM

British star tells STYLE about immersing himself in his roles – including Oscar-winning turn in The Theory of Everything – at Shanghai launch of the Planet Omega exhibition

Why actor Eddie Redmayne can’t wait to play wizard Newt Scamander in the third Fantastic Beast film
Kids' paradise: 6 luxury Asian family resorts to check into next school holidays

Fun-packed children’s clubs – even a purpose-built Kids Hotel – and day-long surprise activities for youngsters await in Bali, Thailand, the Philippines, Maldives and Vietnam

2 Jun 2019 - 10:00AM

Fun-packed children’s clubs – even a purpose-built Kids Hotel – and day-long surprise activities for youngsters await in Bali, Thailand, the Philippines, Maldives and Vietnam

Kids' paradise: 6 luxury Asian family resorts to check into next school holidays
Opinion | The Avengers may rock – but which is the worst film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

While many of the films, including Captain America: Civil War and Captain Marvel, may have sparkled at the box office, not all of them were gems

31 May 2019 - 3:54PM

While many of the films, including Captain America: Civil War and Captain Marvel, may have sparkled at the box office, not all of them were gems

The Avengers may rock – but which is the worst film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Why Paul McCartney, Mariah Carey, Will Smith and Lionel Messi take holidays on Jumby Bay Island in Antigua

The stunning private island in Antigua, in the Caribbean, which is home to a luxurious resort, spa, villas and estate homes, is a popular destination for numerous celebrities

23 May 2019 - 10:00AM

The stunning private island in Antigua, in the Caribbean, which is home to a luxurious resort, spa, villas and estate homes, is a popular destination for numerous celebrities

Why Paul McCartney, Mariah Carey, Will Smith and Lionel Messi take holidays on Jumby Bay Island in Antigua
What you can expect to find when you sleep in David Beckham’s suite in The Londoner Macao

David Beckham has revealed details about new British-themed hotel which will have two floors dedicated to the football icon

23 May 2019 - 11:12AM

David Beckham has revealed details about new British-themed hotel which will have two floors dedicated to the football icon

What you can expect to find when you sleep in David Beckham’s suite in The Londoner Macao
How do Zuckerberg, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Jay Chou say thank you on Mother’s Day?

In between the mansions, the rich and famous have given some thoughtful gifts to the most important women in their lives

10 May 2019 - 2:00PM

In between the mansions, the rich and famous have given some thoughtful gifts to the most important women in their lives

How do Zuckerberg, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Jay Chou say thank you on Mother’s Day?
Where to eat imperial Chinese dishes fit for an emperor in Hong Kong

Six restaurants, from Man Wah at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong to Crystal Jade Jiangnan, that serve up exquisite dishes meant for royalty

19 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

Six restaurants, from Man Wah at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong to Crystal Jade Jiangnan, that serve up exquisite dishes meant for royalty

Where to eat imperial Chinese dishes fit for an emperor in Hong Kong
Why are brands like Starbucks and Coca-Cola obsessed with recreating the cherry blossom flavour?

But what flavour is sakura? It is subtle, and there is a distinction between the flower and the leaf

12 Apr 2019 - 5:24PM

But what flavour is sakura? It is subtle, and there is a distinction between the flower and the leaf

Why are brands like Starbucks and Coca-Cola obsessed with recreating the cherry blossom flavour?
Stylish Sichuan food from Jing Alley – if you can take the heat

Dishes like the chilled Sichuan-style chicken with sesame and scallion are unapologetically fiery and flavourful

10 Apr 2019 - 12:30PM

Dishes like the chilled Sichuan-style chicken with sesame and scallion are unapologetically fiery and flavourful

Stylish Sichuan food from Jing Alley – if you can take the heat
Foie gras gets a Chinese twist with Hua Diao wine at Fortune Villa

Other reinterpreted classics include wok-fried shrimps with Chinese leeks in X.O. sauce

10 Apr 2019 - 11:15AM

Other reinterpreted classics include wok-fried shrimps with Chinese leeks in X.O. sauce

Foie gras gets a Chinese twist with Hua Diao wine at Fortune Villa
Dim sum lunch and a dose of nostalgia at The Chinese Library

Favourite dumplings include the black garlic siu mai and pan-fried turnip cake wrapped with Parma ham

10 Apr 2019 - 10:45AM

Favourite dumplings include the black garlic siu mai and pan-fried turnip cake wrapped with Parma ham

Dim sum lunch and a dose of nostalgia at The Chinese Library
Savour Jiangnan specialities at Old Bailey in Tai Kwun

Dishes like wok-fried mud crab with Ningbo rice cake are served up in exquisite East-meets-West interiors

10 Apr 2019 - 9:45AM

Dishes like wok-fried mud crab with Ningbo rice cake are served up in exquisite East-meets-West interiors

Savour Jiangnan specialities at Old Bailey in Tai Kwun
We review Sichuan Moon at Wynn Palace, Macau — André Chiang’s new restaurant

The acclaimed chef’s latest offering, Sichuan Moon, served up a 26-course degustation menu that appeals to the five senses and beyond ... but how good was it?

29 Apr 2019 - 4:57PM

The acclaimed chef’s latest offering, Sichuan Moon, served up a 26-course degustation menu that appeals to the five senses and beyond ... but how good was it?

We review Sichuan Moon at Wynn Palace, Macau — André Chiang’s new restaurant
Opinion | Is colourblind casting, such as Gemma Chan in drama ‘Mary Queen of Scots’, the way of the future?

Hollywood has been accused of ‘whitewashing’ – or casting Caucasian actors for people of colour roles – for years, but are the tables turning finally?

1 Apr 2019 - 10:46AM

Hollywood has been accused of ‘whitewashing’ – or casting Caucasian actors for people of colour roles – for years, but are the tables turning finally?

Is colourblind casting, such as Gemma Chan in drama ‘Mary Queen of Scots’, the way of the future?
The closing of The Excelsior Hong Kong – a farewell in pictures

We say a fond goodbye to the iconic waterfront property in Causeway Bay that was a major landmark of Hong Kong’s colonial past

1 Apr 2019 - 4:11PM

We say a fond goodbye to the iconic waterfront property in Causeway Bay that was a major landmark of Hong Kong’s colonial past

The closing of The Excelsior Hong Kong – a farewell in pictures
Prosperous Cantonese dining at Ying Jee Club in Central

Over the past two years, this luxurious and modern restaurant has proved itself to be a force to contend with

15 Mar 2019 - 4:30PM

Over the past two years, this luxurious and modern restaurant has proved itself to be a force to contend with

Prosperous Cantonese dining at Ying Jee Club in Central
Yan Toh Teen – a sparkling jewel in Hong Kong’s culinary crown

Menu includes time-honoured selection of Cantonese favourites including seafood, lobster and bird's nest

15 Mar 2019 - 4:15PM

Menu includes time-honoured selection of Cantonese favourites including seafood, lobster and bird's nest

Yan Toh Teen – a sparkling jewel in Hong Kong’s culinary crown
Tin Lung Heen sets bar high with 102nd-floor views and divine Chinese fare

Offerings from the kitchen are as spectacular as the vistas from Hong Kong’s tallest building

15 Mar 2019 - 4:00PM

Offerings from the kitchen are as spectacular as the vistas from Hong Kong’s tallest building

Tin Lung Heen sets bar high with 102nd-floor views and divine Chinese fare
There’s a good reason why this Michelin-star Kowloon eatery is called The Sky Boss

Food ranks high and extensive wine list helps diners drink in 101st-floor views

15 Mar 2019 - 3:45PM

Food ranks high and extensive wine list helps diners drink in 101st-floor views

There’s a good reason why this Michelin-star Kowloon eatery is called The Sky Boss
Why The Chairman in Central commands respect for Cantonese cuisine

Signatures include steamed fresh flowery crab with aged Shaoxing wine and forgotten dishes such as barbecued chicken liver with Chinese bun

15 Mar 2019 - 3:15PM

Signatures include steamed fresh flowery crab with aged Shaoxing wine and forgotten dishes such as barbecued chicken liver with Chinese bun

Why The Chairman in Central commands respect for Cantonese cuisine
Three Michelin-star T’ang Court has crowds coming back for more

Baked oysters in port wine, sautéed prawns, stir-fried Japanese Wagyu beef and Peking duck are among the offerings

15 Mar 2019 - 3:00PM

Baked oysters in port wine, sautéed prawns, stir-fried Japanese Wagyu beef and Peking duck are among the offerings

Three Michelin-star T’ang Court has crowds coming back for more
Summer Palace dishes up rarefied Cantonese cooking

Superb dim sum and range of double-boiled soups complement gourmet seafood menu

15 Mar 2019 - 2:45PM

Superb dim sum and range of double-boiled soups complement gourmet seafood menu

Summer Palace dishes up rarefied Cantonese cooking